Info Hub

Welcome to the Ember Academy Info Hub. Here you’ll find links to some info about our company, frequently asked questions, and our regularly updated blog. Click one of the buttons below or scroll down the page and take a look at what is available.

Who we are

Ember academy is a distance learning college focused on helping students pass through superior support. Our founders have been at the forefront of the industry for many years and understand the challenges faced by many distance learning students.

We have spent years identifying the difficulties distance students face. This is why we can offer effective support.


Yes, your monthly study fees include the textbooks, study guides and work books for required for you to complete your course.

You do not need internet access to complete your courses with us. You can fax us your assignments which require assessment.

We provide your course material in textbook form which is included in your study fees.You will need to purchase your own stationery to complete assignments and exams.

Your stationery requirements will vary depending on your choice of studies, so double check that you can get everything you need before you sign up.

This depends on the course which you study. The relevant exam information can be found on the specific course page. Some of our exams are handled by an external examination body and will require an additional examination fee to be paid.

We are a distance learning college with offices in Hatfield Pretoria, and Bellville, Cape Town. So you can study anywhere in South Africa.

We are accredited by South African Qualification Authority (SAQA), The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB) and the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)

We offer our courses via distance learning. So you study from home. You study on your work breaks, over lunch times, in the evenings and over weekends.

You study from home, via distance learning. All the study materials you need (including your textbooks) are sent to you via courier. And we help you with your studies via WhatsApp, email and phone calls.

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